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Charity Law and Social Policy National and International Perspectives on the Functions of the Law Relating to Charities

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ISBN-10: 1402084137

ISBN-13: 9781402084133

Edition: 2008

Authors: Kerry O'Halloran, Myles McGregor-Lowndes, Karla W. Simon

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Charity Law & Social Policy explores contemporary law, policy and practice in a range of modern common law nations. It does so in four parts and from the perspective of how this has evolved in the UK. As progenitor of a system bequeathed to its colonies and after centuries of leadership in developing the core principles, policies and precedents that subsequently shaped its development, the contribution of England & Wales, the originating jurisdiction, is first described and analysed in detail. This is achieved in the seven chapters comprising Parts 1 and 2. These broadly sketch the parameters and role of charity seen as a mix of public and private interests - then address the laws role in…    
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Book details

List price: $249.99
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 7/17/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 614
Size: 6.10" wide x 9.25" long x 0.57" tall
Weight: 5.214
Language: English

Introduction
Charity, the Law and Social Policy in the UK
Charity: Concept Parties and Governing Principles
Charity, the Law and Politics: The Emergence of Contemporary Social Policy Issues in England & Wales
A Functional Approach to the Law as It Relates to Charity in the UK
Law and Its Functions
Legal Functions: Protection
Legal Functions: Policing
Legal Functions: Mediation and Adjustment
Legal Functions: Support
International Perspectives
Australia
The United States
Singapore
New Zealand
Canada
Re-configuring the Social Policy Context for Charity and the Law
Definitional Problems: Charitable Purposes
Interpretational Problems: Public Service and Charitable Purpose
Framework Problems: Legal and Administrative Regimes
Conclusion
A Template of Legal Functions
Index